Journal Article
Study

Double gloves: a randomized trial to evaluate a simple strategy to reduce contamination in the operating room.

Birnbach DJ; Rosen LF; Fitzpatrick M; Carling P; Arheart KL; Munoz-Price LS.

This randomized trial found that a protocol requiring anesthesiologists to wear two pairs of sterile gloves during intubations—with the outer pair removed immediately afterward—was associated with a lower rate of operating room contamination.